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With numerous exceptional golf courses in Orlando, it was difficult to narrow the field to just 10 Orlando golf courses. Unfortunately, some past favorites failed to make the list with several other good golf courses. After surveying golfers and golf course operators while taking into account our staff's personal experiences, we have finalized the 2023 Best Golf Courses in Orlando. We update the list every 2 years. Our Orlando golf course rankings are based on course conditions, course design, guest service experience, cost, playability, accessibility, and location. There are more than 100 public layouts in the Orlando golf marketplace, but we made the task of choosing your next Orlando tee time a little easier by narrowing the list down to the top...

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Discover the epitome of golf excellence at Bay Hill Golf Club, a prestigious Orlando golf course that stands as a testament to Arnold Palmer's enduring legacy in the golfing world. This exclusive haven, affiliated with the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational, is reserved for club members and lodge guests, offering a truly elite golfing experience in the heart of Florida.
 
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Situated in the charming town of Eustis, Florida, Black Bear Golf Club beckons golf enthusiasts to indulge in a captivating course designed by the esteemed P.B. Dye. Established in 1995, this premier golfing destination offers a diverse and challenging playing field with five sets of tees ranging from 3,200 to over 7,000 yards. Designed to cater to golfers of all skill levels, Black Bear Golf Club showcases P.B. Dye's signature elements, including sandy waste bunkers, undulating greens, and dramatic fairway elevation changes. These...
 
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Nestled in the quaint town of Celebration, Florida, Celebration Golf Club stands as an exceptional Orlando golf course, a testament to the collaborative brilliance of renowned golf architects Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and Jr. Opened in 1996, this upscale golfing haven has consistently earned its place among the top 10 Orlando golf courses, a recognition reinforced in 2023. Embraced by borders of native trees and natural wetlands, the course boasts a meticulously maintained landscape adorned with clusters of native oaks, pine, and magnolia trees,...
 
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Welcome to ChampionsGate Golf Club in Orlando, Florida.  Featuring 36 holes of championship golf just minutes from the Walt Disney World resort area. The International golf course, a masterpiece designed by the legendary Greg Norman, stands as a testament to the seamless blend of traditional and modern elements, offering a distinct Scottish flair reminiscent of the British Isles.   The National course offers a more traditional parkland-style American golfing experience.
 
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Discover the magic of golf at Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida. Disney proudly showcases 54 holes of championship golf, earning a remarkable 4 out of 5 stars by Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play." Each course is a golfing paradise, seamlessly blending natural beauty with challenging layouts, making your Disney golf experience truly enchanting.
 
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Welcome to Dubsdread Golf Course, an iconic gem nestled just minutes away from Downtown Orlando. Established in 1923 and meticulously renovated by Mike Dasher in 2008, this historic course showcases the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. Boasting 6,165 yards from the Championship tees, Dubsdread Golf Course stands as a par-70 masterpiece, providing a fair yet challenging test for golfers of all skill levels.
 
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This challenging, meticulously-maintained 7198-yard Eagle Creek Golf Club is the only par 73 in Central Florida and the state's first to sport Mini-Verde greens for fast, smooth putting surfaces. The greens roll fast and true and are widely considered some of the best greens in Orlando. Awarded 4.5 stars by Golf Digest's "Best Places To Play", Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando features more than 90 white sand, Scottish-style bunkers strategically placed within the splendid layout. The fairways are wide to offer...
 
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Designed by Rees Jones, Falcon's Fire Golf Club features a blend of modern and classic architecture. With its classic golf course design, unique terrain and year-round tournament playing conditions, Falcons Fire Golf Club is arguably one of the top Orlando golf courses. Boasting tournament playing conditions daily, Falcon's Fire boasts TifEagle greens providing optimal modern putting conditions. Falcon's Fire Golf Club earned recognition as the Best Public Golf Course in Orlando 2019. White sand bunkers, grass mounding and...
 
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Opened in 1999, This Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed Golden Bear Club at Keene's Pointe opened is in the heart of the prestigious golfing community of Windermere. The Golden Bear Club is now owned and operated by Celebration Golf Management.
 
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Designed by Jack Nicklaus, Grand Cypress Golf Club is annually rated as one of the best Orlando golf courses. Now featuring 36 holes of golf, the ‘Links Course’ and ‘Florida course’ offers two distinctively different golf experiences. The traditional layout of the Florida course at Grand Cypress Golf Club offers a variety of mental and physical stimuli that test accuracy rather than strength and distance. Completely redesigned and renovated, the Florida course...
 
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Johnny Miller constructed this 7,246 yard championship design on a 260 acre wildlife preserve. Proudly operated by Troon Golf, the world leader in upscale golf course management, Harmony Golf Preserve received a 4.5-star rating by Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play" in 2008.  Harmony Golf Preserve was recognized as one of the Top 10 best golf courses in Orlando in 2017. 
 
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Gently winding its way around Marriott's Orlando World Center Resort complex, Hawk's Landing Golf Club offers a lush, tropical 18-hole challenge and a thoroughly enjoyable, elegant and energizing golf experience. This Orlando, Florida golf course was recently re-sculpted not only by the dictates of Mother Nature but, more significantly, by the demands of a nurturing team of dedicated golf aficionados. Following the re-design by Robert E. Cupp II of the 1986 Joe Lee layout-the new Hawk's Landing provides challenges for all levels of golfers....
 
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Rated 3.5 stars by Golf Digest's "Places of Play", Highlands Reserve Golf Club is located atop one of the highest areas in Central Florida. This championship Mike Dasher design gives you pine tree-lined fairways providing a Carolina feel, open spacious fairways likened to the great Scottish courses, and a bit of old Florida with citrus trees lining the countryside.
 
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Opened in 1996, the Lloyd Clifton designed South Course rewards accuracy off the tee and good putting on the greens. According to Clifton, this Florida golf course is designed to challenge golfers to think and utilize every club in the bag. Unlike other Florida golf courses, Kings Ridge is situated on the naturally rolling terrain of the beautiful Clermont, Florida countryside. The seasoned golfer will enjoy the surrounding panorama while encountering the elevated tees, rolling fairways and undulating greens. The greens offer a...
 
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Nominated as one of America's "Best New Courses" by Golf Digest, Kissimmee Bay offers a fine golf experience.
 
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Open since 1987, MetroWest Golf Club in Orlando features spring-fed lakes and mature native trees bordering expansive, rolling fairways. With large, undulating greens strategically surrounded by sculpted bunkers a fair yet demanding test of golf faces you with every shot. Rated 4 stars by Golf Digest, MetroWest Golf Club is the only Orlando golf course designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and is widely considered one of the top golf courses in Orlando, Florida. Measuring 7,051 yards from the...
 
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Discover an unparalleled golfing experience at Mission Inn Golf Resort, nestled in the picturesque Orlando, Florida area. Boasting 36 holes of championship golf, Mission Inn is a golf aficionado's haven, offering a perfect blend of rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and meticulously designed courses. Founded in 1917, Mission Inn's El Campeon stands as one of the South's oldest and most esteemed golf courses. Crafted by architect George O'Neil of Chicago, this historic course showcases unusual elevation changes of over 85 feet, rolling...
 
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Mystic Dunes Golf Club was designed by PGA Tour Professional and NBC golf analyst Gary Koch. Opened in 2001, Mystic Dunes is a par 71, 7012-yard course layout, unique to Orlando golf courses. Mystic Dunes Orlando golf course consists of two distinctly different layouts that take advantage of the unique topography, offering the golfer a fantastic and memorable experience. The "low country-style" eastern, front nine is reminiscent of classic Carolina-style courses, meandering through native wetlands and marsh areas, bordering oak and cypress forests. ...
 
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North Shore Golf Club is like playing two different golf courses in one day.  This Orlando golf course designed by Mike Dasher features the "Modern" nine which is reminiscent of links-style golf and winds through native wetlands. The "Classic" nine of this Orlando golf course is carved through a century-old oak grove creating a Carolina feel.
 
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Orlando County National in Orlando has played host to the 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2010 PGA TOUR Qualifying School Finals and most recently, a 2023 LIV Golf Tour Event. The Panther Lake Golf Course is a 7350-yard masterpiece incorporating rolling hills and dramatic elevation changes as it winds through natural oak hammocks, pine trees and freshwater lakes. Consistently rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest's "Place to Play", Orange County National tops the list of Best Public Golf Courses in Orlando...
 
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The Links and The Pines. The Arnold Palmer designed Legends Course at Orange Lake Resort features two distinctly different nines. Orange Lake Resort Orlando features 36 holes of championship golf, including the Legends Golf Course. Reminiscent of old Scottish-style courses, "The Links" wide-open nine will bring windy conditions into play that can make club selection challenging. Strategically contoured greens require well-placed approach shots and precision putting. The longest of Orange Lake's challenging golf holes at 610 yards, The Links hole #4 is a good...
 
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Measuring 6,505 yards, The Reserve at Orange Lake highlights the harmony between the perfectly manicured greens of the course and the carefully preserved surrounding wetlands home to a variety of native plants and wildlife. Strategically placed bunkers and water hazards challenge golfers as fairways wind through woodlands of native oak, cypress and pine marshlands.
 
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Constructed on wetlands, Providence Golf Club utilized the native hardwoods to line the fairways and the fresh water creeks invite you into the world of otters, deer and wild turkey that can occasionally be seen during your round.
 
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Nestled among the 100-year old oaks of Lake County, this 18-hole, 7152 yard, par 72 links-style course promises the finest natural golf settings Florida has to offer.
 
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Voted "Best New Course of 1996" by Golf Digest, Remington Golf Club offers quality course conditions with a fun layout.  This Kissimmee golf course was rated 4 stars by Golf Digest's "Places to Play" for course design, conditions and friendly service. Remington offers abundant water, generous landing areas, and a contemporary design that is fair and challenging. Remington Golf club is a prime example of the artistry of course designers, Clifton, Ezell & Clifton Golf Design Group.
 
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Reunion Resort Golf Club is an exceptional golfing destination in the heart of Central Florida just minutes from Walt Disney World Resort. At Reunion, golfers can experience the world-class craftsmanship of three championship courses, meticulously designed by legendary golf icons, Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus, and Arnold Palmer. These courses offer golfers an unparalleled journey through a variety of terrains and challenges, all while surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty of Central Florida.
 
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Rated by Golf Digest as the Best New Course in 1994, Ridgewood Lake Golf Club, a Ted McAnlis layout, is a truly diverse test of Florida golf. After a recent remodel the course now features new Champions Turf greens, new bunkers, leveled tee boxes and lush landscaping to provide a tropical feel for a true Florida golf course experience. Both nines at Ridgewood Lakes feature strategically placed hazards and fairways framed by sparkling white sand bunkers. Par-4 and par-5 holes have generous landing areas...
 
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The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes offers an extraordinary experience to golfers of all caliber. Experience a challenging and beautiful Orlando golf course with unprecedented personal attention. Experience the thrill of an 18-hole, par-72 Greg Norman Signature Golf Course, set in a natural world of wonder and seclusion. 
 
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This American-style links course is a spectacular option to typical Orlando golf where every hole transports you to the fabled courses of the British Isles.
 
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Opened in December 2003, Shingle Creek Golf Club is an Orlando Florida Golf Course where the past meets the present. Located just one mile from the Orange County Convention Center, Shingle Creek Golf Club and Resort merges the modern resort experience with the natural feel of the historic "Shingle Creek". Shingle Creek winds throughout the golf course and flows 140 miles south into the headwaters of the Florida everglades. The course conditions are impeccable with fabulous greens. Redesigned by...
 
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Discover the splendor of Southern Dunes Golf Club, an acclaimed golf destination that has garnered a well-deserved reputation as one of the Best Golf Courses in Orlando. Rated with an impressive 4 stars by Golf Digest and consistently ranked among the "Top 100 Courses in America" by Golfweek magazine, this 7,227-yard championship course designed by Steve Smyers is a golfer's paradise. Southern Dunes Golf Club is a unique gem amidst the Florida golf landscape, offering a distinctive "Dunes" atmosphere with its...
 
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Discover the allure of golf in the heart of Kissimmee, Florida at Stonegate Golf Club, a hidden gem nestled amid 3,300 acres of pristine wetlands and woodlands. As one of the premier Kissimmee golf courses, we take great pride in providing an exceptional golfing experience for both locals and visitors from Orlando and beyond.
 
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The quintessential 'Old Florida' style of Clifton, Ezell, and Clifton Design is very evident at Stoneybrook East.  The fairways are large and well defined. Large bunkers are used as directional targets as much as for hazards and the greens are spacious and undulating, usually featuring one predominant ridge or tier.
 
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Traditionally ranked as one of the Top 20 Florida golf courses, Timacuan offers a world-class blend of unique golf holes, challenging golf shots, and scenic beauty. Timacuan was created in 1987 by noted golf course architect Ron Garl, and updated a few years ago by course designer Bobby Weed. The result is one of those rare golf courses that offers a fair and intriquing challenge to golfers of every skill level. Timacuan features five sets of tees, playing to 7,000 yards from the...
 
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Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Orlando is one of the newest additions to the Orlando golf landscape.  The Tom Fazio design features meticulous fairways meandering through wetlands and Southern Live Oak trees.  Varying elevation changes unique to Florida blend with nature to provide a very tranquil escape. A certified Audubon sanctuary, Tranquilo Golf Club is home to abundant wildlife and is located at Four Seasons Orlando Resort.
 
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Located in the quaint college town of DeLand, Florida, the Ron Garl designed golf course preserves the natural flow of the area's rolling hills and foliage while providing golfers with many intriguing challenges.
 
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Opened in October 2009, the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club is Rees Jones latest addition to Florida golf. Designed with a five-tee system for all playing abilities, yet quite challenging, the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club 18-hole Rees Jones-designed championship course winds through a large wetland preserve and measures 7108 yards with a Par 72, Slope 139, and 74.9 Rating from its Professional Tees. Despite being a relatively new Orlando golf course, Waldorf Astoria Golf Club was ranked as one of the best golf...
 
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VG Vince Garber
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BD Bernard Dalton
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